from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman's garment having capelike arm pieces.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A loose garment with narrow sleeves and an opening in the front
- n. A woman’s garment with wide capelike sleeves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A long robe or outer garment, with long sleeves, worn by the Turks.
- n. A woman's cloak with capelike pieces instead of sleeves.
- n. The uniform jacket of many European hussar regiments, worn like a cloak, fastened with a cord or chain, and with sleeves hanging loose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A long robe, open in front, and having narrow sleeves buttoned at the wrist, worn by the Turks over their other garments.
- n. The uniform jacket of a hussar, richly ornamented with braid, and peculiar in that it is worn like a cloak with one or both sleeves hanging loose.
- n. An outer garment worn by women, with a cape or hanging piece over the arm instead of a sleeve; a kind of mantle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders
- n. a woman's cloak with dolman sleeves
French, from German, from Hungarian dolmany, from Turkish dōlāmān, robe, from dolamak, to wind.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French, from German, from Hungarian dolmány, ultimately from Turkish dolaman. (Wiktionary)